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proposals such as double exports, create a million new manufacturing jobs. >> obama: right now, i'm asking you to choose a better path than the one that my opponents offer. one that helps big factories and small businesses double their exports. that sells more goods stamped with made in america than the rest of the world. we can create one million new manufacturing jobs in the next four years with the right policies. >> jennifer: so will the president's argument be enough to help him win ohio as did he, very narrowly in the last election? we'll see. but if we can learn anything from the new polls it's that when it comes to this presidential race, things can change in an instant. for more on the battle for ohio and what's at stake in this election, we turn to washington and perhaps the liberal, progressive in ohio, dennis kucinich. congressman, welcome back inside "the war room." >> governor, good to be with you. >> jennifer: all right. so romney's now showing a new strategy in ohio which is showing empathy. is
. the anti-muslim video that provoked the protests while defending the right to free speech. >> obama: americans have fought and died around the globe to protect the right of all people to express their views. even views we profoundly disagree with. and on this, we must agree there is no speech that justifies mindless violence. there are no words that excuse the killing of innocents. there's no video that justifies an attack on an embassy. >> eliot: the president warned iran that while it still had time to demonstrate its nuclear program was peaceful, that time was not unlimited. >> obama: make no mistake a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be contained and that's why the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> eliot: the president also spoke out against human trafficking in a speech at the clinton global initiative. a little earlier, it was mitt romney who basked in the former president clinton's presence before rapped sizing over plans to help developing natio
to strategies with the obama team, for example rural voters for whom gun rights is a very important issue, should the president be more clear about protecting second amendment rights? >> i think democrats win with these voters when they actually talk about pocketbooks, lunch table. >> you think they can overcome. >> i think the signifier issues are out there. you don't want to look like mitt romney and flip-flop on the issues you believe in. the reason the president is winning this campaign right now is people trust him they don't trust mitt romney, they will trust him on economic issues. >> be authentic. >> this is the age of authenticity. >> liz to a sound byte from president obama last night. >> i was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there are going to be bumps in the road, because, you know, in a lot places, the one organizing principle has been islam the one part of society that hasn't been controlled completely by the government. >> so, mitt romney has been tearing into president obama all day long about that sound byte this bumps in the road, saying it was disr
is what, five, six, seven eight points behind barack obama right now. is that the same kind of polling you guys are finding with your internal? >> it is not consistent with our polling. >> jennifer: when abc's david muir asked mitt romney about polls that showed his 47% comment had actually hurt him mitt romney comes naturally. he lied about it. >> well, i'm very pleased with some polls. less so with other polls but frankly at this early stage polls go up and polls go down. as you look at the national polls, you see i'm tied in the national polls. >> jennifer: in fact, it is just not true. the latest national gallup poll from today has the president up by 6 points. gallup that far left, skewed organization. but there does seem to be little room for reality in the current republican party. so the polls themselves have become the latest right wing scapegoat. so today fox news picked up the theme. >> are the swing states really swinging toward the president or could there possibly be some skewing going on b
-bush, bush-kerry obama-mccain won by the democrats. they were polled right after the debates the american people every single time. well eight out of nine, hey you know what, the democrat is the clear winner. so you never see that in the media. oh, my god, i got to be neutral so i'm going to ignore the facts and be neutral. i don't think that would help mitt romney's cause. god for bid if you looked at his promise, they're horrible. riddled with factual problems. so what in the world should mitt romney do? he's this far behind. he doesn't have the facts on his side. his programs sucks. his party is unpopular. let's do a fun exercise here. i'm going to tell what you i would do if i were romney. now, since mitt romney can't really defend his own position, his tax plan is a gigantic win for the rich. he doesn't care about 47% of the country, and the list goes on and on. i would go on the offense. how do you go on the offense against president obama? you can't attack him from the right wing position, because obama is center right any way. and you can't go further right or you would like crazy
that you wake the [bleep] up. >> all right. now, president obama and mitt romney are of course out on the campaign trail. they both happen to be in virginia today trying to rally their own troops, and then they've even got ads, as well, where they are both facing the camera which always is slightly awkward if you ask me and making their personal appearances saying you got to vote for me and this is my plan. in has ad that president obama has, it's actually two minutes long if you watch the whole thing, he talks patriotism and how there's a new economic patriotism. >> governor romney believes with bigger tax cuts for the wealthy and fewer wall street regulations all of us would brought speaker. he'd double down on the same fiscal policies that got us here in the first place. our economy begins with a strong thriving middle class. >> it also involves everybody paying their fair share and keeping their money here instead of the cayman islands. i wonder who that might refer to. he didn't mention that in the two minutes but it was implicit. j.k. rowling has a book coming out today. back
hastings who is covering the obama campaign, and he's in nevada with them right now. i have one quick question for you, michael. what is president obama's campaign reaction? are they amused, chagrined? what is their reaction. >> my reaction, look, they're taking it very seriously. especially the voter suppression efforts. they have what is called a voter protection officer in each of the major swing states on election day. there will be teams of voter protection volunteers to make sure that everyone who shows up at the poll to make sure they can vote if they're legally allowed to vote. and when you listen to the stump speeches, especially michelle obama's sump stump speech encouraging people to vote. they will come home and drive the points home, especially in communities of latinos and black communities, but that has a huge effort using the pulpit and the grassroots networks that they'll have on election day. >> cenk: michael hastings, terrific reporting as usual. thank you. >> thank you. >> cenk: problem number one for romney is that they don't have the goods. they just don't have a
. right. i guess the political's latest obama opened up a national lead there 50-47. but i think as you say before that's not is the important headline. what is important is obama is picking up in florida and colorado for instance. >> yeah. it's the electoral count and the other problem is -- my lord 50 years from now, presidential historians are going to study the romney campaign. it's not possible to do more wrongs than have been done in the last couple of days. cold fusion? that was debunked 20 years ago. why don't the windows in the airplane open? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: i know. >> because your head will reduce to the size of a peanut and you will get sucked out -- >> he had to be joking. i can't imagine that a harvard graduate wouldn't know -- >> we should give him a break because he was obviously so shook up about what happened to ann. he could have been joking, because he obviously doesn't know how to do that. his own punch line is i'll send your job to china. a guy walked into a bar, and he said hey i'm going to fire all of your asses! [♪ circus music
. >> right. right. >> jennifer: you absolutely can, let's start with the candidate's weaknesses. you have said that president obama has several weaknesses. he may be overly cautious rusty, out of practice and testy. any of those fatal flaws? >> not necessarily unless they are magnified in a way that make them a fatal flaw. but related to all of that is this idea that i don't think he is that excited about being in the debate, and i think that's typical for a lot of candidates and yet that is a problem. because when you are happy to be there, that's when you turn in a good performance. it's when you are worried about feel like you are stepping through land mines that things can go wrong for you. >> jennifer: who wants to be in this high-risk, high-profile tense environment? nobody loves that. >> no but i think certain people rise to the level of the performance. bill clinton you always got the feeling that he was very happy to be there. >> jennifer: it makes me smile thinking about it. you also say that governor rom any has a few of these flaws as well. he could be ove
romney wants to cut it. right? he doesn't say that. the top strategist for president obama says oh, before an election is not time to talk about it. they're going to do the grand bargain after the election and cut your social security. i'm trying to look out for you. remember in 2008, oh, change, change, change. did we change the way government worked? unfortunately, not yet. the lobbyists are still in charge and sometime coming for your middle class money. when we come back, we've had a mess with the nfl. did you know one of the reasons we're having that mess is mitt romney's friend? paul ryan accidentally supports the nfl referees union. watch. >> it is time to get the real refs. it reminds me of president obama and the economy. if you can't get it right it's time to get out. >> really good spoken for the romney, ryan ticket, as well. >> just when you thought republicans couldn't get more offensive, here comes scott brown in massachusetts. >>i jump out of my skin at people when i'm upset. they're doing this this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>that's an unde
right now. when we come back, the congressional black caucus. well obviously they're on president obama's side. they're also saying something interesting, let's keep this real. if you were white would our reaction be different to your policy. >> later the elbow of the day. we know who's delivering it, but who's getting it? >> what i do know is he has helped jump start a new empire. >> thank you for warning us against the menace. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] safe driving bonus check? what is that? so weird, right? my agent, tom, said... [ voice of dennis ] ...only allstate sends you a bonus check for every six months you're accident-free... ...but i'm a woman. maybe it's a misprint. does it look like a misprint? ok. what i was trying... [ voice of dennis ] silence. ♪ ♪ ask an allstate agent about the safe driving bonus check. are you in good hands? new 5 rpm gum. stimulate your senses. >> now, if you watch the show on a regular basis, you know that of course president obama is only a million times more progressive than mitt romney. that's obvious.
the right thing by supporting barack obama. regis is here in washington d.c. regis, what do you say? >> caller: good morning, bill. i appreciate you taking my call. i really enjoy your show. >> bill: thank you for both. >> caller: i think it comes down to the fact that males when they face a problem always want to bond together with the quote-unquote leader and attack. and in this case, white males see romney as i'm going to follow this guy and i think -- having been a military member myself, when you get into a joint setting yeah, go, u.s. but then depending on the service you're in, you're in the air force and the leader happens to be a marine, well then you start taking on the marine corps but you're still supporting. that's the way males are. >> bill: why don't they see obama as a male leader? >> caller: but they see him as a black male leader. romney as the white male leader. if it was obama against a woman they would probably line up with obama. >> bill: yeah. i guess that's as easy an explanation as any regis i guess.
crap. >> yeah. this is, by far, to me, from a media right wing delusional obama derangement syndrome file this is by far the most fascinating development. you know, media matters we watch these right wing crazies. you watch them all the time and the amazing thing is they never cease to surprise us with what they come with next. two weeks ago, if you told me virtually the entire conservative pundit accuracy would go all in on this claim there was this conspiracy or pollsters -- all pollsters were now in the pocket of the white house -- >> stephanie: a. p. is in on it. obama was in reach of a second term. obama within reach of the 270 electoral votes. mitt romney's pass victory is narrowing. the associated press reported yesterday. again, just numbers right eric? just numbers. it is a snapshot. they admit of where we are right now. >> i haven't seen it specifically -- i saw something on twitter a headline that even rasmussen has obama up three. so now they've got -- >> stephanie: the fox news poll.
'm not that patient. >> bill: i gotta tell you that was a risky move by obama. my wife doesn't have the right temperament to be president. >> when was the last time you called carol temperamental? >> bill: i wouldn't go there. that frying pan would be bouncing off my head. i was surprised. it's a good thing michelle took that the right way. >> yeah, that was thin ice to go out on. >> bill: that was. thin ice indeed. >> bill: joe cirincione is going to talk to us about what the president might accomplish up at the united nations and what the latest is on libya and syria. dave zeron our sports guru, we share him with the "nation" magazine will be here to talk about that incredible bad call last night in the seahawks and packers game and judd legum, of course, it's tuesdays with judd. judd legum from think progress. but first -- >> this is the "full court press." >> good morning on this tuesday. other headlines making news. the hatred for the replacement nfl officials hit a boiling point on monday night football last night. a
right. 41 days to go. and barack obama and mitt romney agree on one thing. the scab refs have got to go. and we have got to bring back the union refs. what do you say? hello, everybody. it is a wednesday, september 26th. good to see you today. this is the "full court press." we're coming to you live across this great land of ours coast-to-coast on your local progressive talk radio station and of course on current tv. good to have you with us. we get the first crack at the news of the day. bringing you all of the latest and taking your calls. love to hear from you wherever you happen to be. love those voices from alabama and mississippi, and north dakota, and the west coast, and new england, and, you know, this good mirror of america here. fun to hear from all of you. call us at 866-55-press and join the team here. peter ogburn, dan henning, and siprian bowling. >> we're particularly interested in hearing from our friends from lochapocha alabama. >> bill: check the tide chart. it was like my hometown in delaware city, we used to stay the population was 1200 at low tide,
. north carolina and new hampshire look about even right now. virginia, some are saying obama is up by a point or so. others say by as many as four. it just depends on what poll you're looking at. he's ahead in this one. florida poll results range from even to obama ahead by 4. obama's lead in nevada seems to be between 2 and 5 in colorado. i love that we're watching this today. romney's path to victory could be -- >> if a meteor -- >> look, a monkey flew out my butt. >> stephanie: ohio pennsylvania and michigan. i don't -- i don't understand what the path could be. >> rename it the stench munster campaign. >> stinky. >> stephanie: look, everybody it is the stench munster. how about this. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] listening to -- stop it! when randy rose is in -- randy rhodes is in a commercial break i subject myself to sean hannity. i said it. literally, the theme is obama's foreign policy has been a disaster. it has been a disaster. why looky here. americans trust a better government to handle i
states. three in particular. in ohio, president obama the key of all of the swing states, right? no republican -- i'm sure you've heard this. i want to repeat it. no republican candidate for president has won the presidency without winning ohio ever, ever, ever. so it's critical for mitt romney. president obama is up in ohio today 53 to 43 points. president obama is up in florida, another key swing state, 53 to 44 points. president obama is up in pennsylvania 54 to 42 points. so 10 in ohio. 9 in florida. 12 in pennsylvania. by the way this is not part of "the new york times" poll. but i just happened to see this morning in california more leccorral votes than any other state. president obama is up 57 to 35. a 22--point advantage in california. back to the cbs poll. in ohio, president obama leads among key constituency, leads among women by 25 points. so don't tell me paul ryan's good for the republican ticket, right? 25 points. that puts -- that means that the issue of contraception the issue of abortion,
of humor there, but if he thinks we're sharp-tongued women, then i guess he is right about that. but president obama is on the show all the time. and doesn't seem to mind. we're respectful to these politicians who come on and if he can't deal with my sharp tongue how is he going to deal with putin's sharp tongue or others? he did to come on the show and just do it. >> cenk: i'm not sure i want to think about romney dealing with putin's sharp tongue. [ laughter ] >> cenk: it appears no matter how much they are concerned about you guys they feel like they have to show up on "the view" anyway. how does that feel? >> joy: i'm going to take myself on a little power trip if you keep saying these things to me. but i think they do know that we have a huge female audience that vote. i have been there for 15 years, and have gotten into plenty of trouble over the years. i got in trouble with john mccain because i called him on something, and he didn't like that. and maybe romney is afraid i'll do that again. all i know is he is being chicken for not coming on. and it
at that point. all right. the president. >> obama: who is going to put the most points on the board? [ cheers ] >> obama: no, no, governor romney, he is a good debater. i'm just okay. >> consider your expectations lowered. >> stephanie: all right. >> how low can you go? >> stephanie: karen in virginia you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi karen. >> hi, miss stephanie. how are you. >> stephanie: good. okay. >> caller: it is pouring down rain here in virginia. cantor's tears because wayne powell came out swinging in that debate. ♪ let's hear it for the boy ♪ >> caller: he started out swinging and all you could see was cantor just -- you could tell he was getting furious. >> he was probably bitchy faced -- >> caller: he didn't answer any questions. he danced around -- it is all about how these attacks that's not getting anything done in washington -- >> yeah, but cantor is not getting anything done in washington. >> stephanie: yeah who would be behind that? >> caller: gee i don't know maybe him. >> stephanie: that is awesome. i had a feeling that wayne con for was goin
with obama as well, who is the real obama. >> eliot: yeah. but we do know that mitt romney is being sunk but his apparently feelty to the far right. and david stockman said this guy is a joker. >> that's right. they look at romney and say this is too far. the right has gone to an extreme that we never would have envisioned or endorsed and the country cannot sustain. this deep of cut to the social net and economic engine will spell chaos. >> eliot: part of the reason for this is there is this huge chasm when the imagery of ronald reagan and the reality of how he governed. the article is titled "who is driving mitt," eric bates, executive editor of "rollingstone" magazine, thank you for time you tonight. >> thank then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] safe driving bonus check? what is that? so weird, right? my agent, tom, said... [ voice of dennis ] ...only allstate sends you a bonus check for every six months you're accident-free... ...but i'm a woman. maybe it's a misprint. does it look like a misprint? ok. what i was trying... [ voice of dennis ] silenc
weeks. i kind of thing he can. i hear folks on the left and right saying barack obama's got it locked up and i have this rung debate with governor spitzer. i said every time you say president obama has this locked up democrats will stay at home. if you think that you're going to stay home because barack obama has got the whole thing sown up, you are the problem with democracy. you are a barnacle on the dingy of freedom. it's more important than ever to get out and vote. we will be taking your calls all morning long at 866-55-press. we want to know your thoughts on all this stuff. first, i want to talk about what happened last friday on fox news. for those of you who lived in california where i did for about 11 years or so, freeway chases are nothing new on the news. every time someone robs a stuckey's, helicopters follow the vehicle. what happened on friday was rather tragic. fox news was covering this and fox news to be fair, isn't the only cable news channel isn't the only cable channel that drops everything to follow chases. cnn has done it as well. a man named caesar romero was engag
, like obama is a kenyan ♪ ♪ and a list of fox news talking points to get through ♪ ♪ like a right-wing pro boy, talk out my ass about subjects i don't even know ♪ ♪ and talking up on your phone ♪ ♪ like a right-wing troll boy ♪ ♪ seeking up the airwaves on tv and radio ♪ ♪ right-wing troll boy ♪ [ applause ] >> stephanie: rocky mountain mike. >> that's awesome. >> stephanie: jerry writes do you want the guy who decides to open the windows in a jet to answer the call at 4:00 am in the morning. >> oh, god know. [ applause ] >> stephanie: we need some air in here. dave in ohio you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi, dave. >> caller: hey, how are you doing? i have been trying to get ahold of you for a month. i was flipping through my tv and i seen your show and got the biggest kick out of it. i'm from ohio where boehner is from. >> stephanie: yes. >> caller: that's where i'm from. i'm about ten miles from him, and that's still not far enough yet, but i listen to his crap and the republicans are trying to run over the top of us. he is so dumb --
, obama shouldn't celebrate too much because he is only at 50% favorability. that said i think it's important to look at the trend. the question is will the trend hold? >> jennifer: right. karl an article that was in "politico" today actually lays the blame of mitt romney's flailing candidacy solely at mitt romney's feet. do you agree with that? >> in part. if mitt romney's, you know message that's getting out there -- i think his big mistake was thinking he could push this extremely conservative agenda and get elected president. but he is only reflects the modern republican party that is controlled by the tea party at the moment. and that's one of the reasons he is having such troubles this time around. >> jennifer: yeah i think the effort to blame mitt romney for this is part of the scapegoating beginning right now. the republican party is to blame for the ridiculous positions that the mitt romney platform and the republican party platform holds. now let me ask you, cheryl because we're seeing some excitement in iowa with this early voting. we know that ohi
-sex marriage. just as anthony kennedy has been siding strong with gay rights, it's not clear by the obama administration position that all discrimination based on sexual orientation should be subjected to the highest scrutiny. that could be a tight hotly- hotly-fought case as well. >> eliot: where kennedy goes with the liberal views on the court and roberts go to the conservative, and roberts saying, who is turning coats on us now. >> he likes it to be the kennedy court and not the roberts court he'll be back to be in the role of swing votes, but he'll be sure to anchor both the left and the right on gay marriage. >> eliot: who ever thought that justice kennedy would be viewed as the swing vote given how conservative they are, that shows you how far the spectrum has moved to the right. >> and the fact that kennedy would not listen to roberts on the healthcare case and roberts took it back and made it his own, we'll see if he keeps it the roberts court this term. >> eliot: editor of the new republic, thank you for your insights tonight. >> thank you. >> eliot: the mile high city of denver
the debate now. >> eliot: as president obama opens up a significant lead over mitt romney, democratic senators are being pulled along with him especially in races featuring far right tea party republicans. most dplairing example where democrat joe donnelly has pulled ahead of richard mourdock. republicans have held the seat since 1977. it was-mile-per-hour -- mourdock who won by claiming the tea party mantle and attacking louver as a republican who would compromise but now that he's fallen behind his democratic opponent,-mile-per-hour dock is trying to step away from the tea party and court the moderate vote. let's bring in politico's national political reporter, david catanese. >> good to be with you eliot. >> eliot: it is a great interest. the senate being hugely important. the white house is something we have -- we know where that's going to go. let's talk indiana. what do you make of this race and is it really winnable for the democrats? >> it's definitely in play and this is not where republicans wanted to be 40 so
, president obama was second at former president george w. bush scored third at 46%, a solid three points ahead of mitt romney. you heard that right, george w. bush is more popular than mitt romney. and some republicans are blaming the campaign's problem on the candidate himself. an anonymous romney organization top member was quoted as saying . . . and a top washington republican . . . turning to the latest swing state polls. a survey has likely voters in new hampshire backing the president a 50 to 45%. new hampshire voters also give the president a 7-point edge. in virginia the president is leading mitt romney again by two points, as does suffolk university and d.c. 12 poll. while the nevada virginia and colorado races are close, mitt romney chose to campaign today in pennsylvania. he told the crowd at the military academy. >> romney: i want to take that big cloud off of the small business world that is hang over them. three-quarters say they don't want to hire more people because of obamacare. [ cheers ] >> eliot: despite the fact that he sited his romney care act as
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to -- to the right, and that he doesn't appeal -- he does not appeal to the latino voter on a lot of issues whereas president obama has done several things recently in particular that has shown the latino community that he wants to serve us and be our president. and i fine it very hard for mitt romney to move those numbers, be they 70/30 or what have you. he has to significantly move those numbers. and in particular swing states, nevada, texas, colorado pennsylvania, ohio and that will be the difference of a victory in those states. >> eliot: he is not going to do it. because he is the most awkward politician in history. all right, penda hair and loretta sanchez thank you both for your time tonight. >> thank you. >> thank you, elliot. >> eliot: the undecided voters at this point what do they need to know? jack you're a little boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire ♪ [ male an
came out of a primary even more hardened and more to -- to the right, and that he doesn't appeal -- he does not appeal to the latino voter on a lot of issues whereas president obama has done several things recently in particular that has shown the latino community that he wants to serve us and be our president. and i fine it very hard for mitt romney to move those numbers, be they 70/30 or what have you. he has to significantly move those numbers. and in particular swing states nevada texas, colorado pennsylvania ohio and that will be the difference of a victory in those states. >> eliot: he is not going to do it. because he is the most awkward politician in history. all right, penda hair and loretta sanchez thank you both for your time tonight. >> thank you. so, you guys grew up together. yes, since third grade... what are you lookin' at? not looking at i anything... we're not good enough for you. must be supermodels? what do you model gloves? brad, eat a snickers. why? 'cause you get a little angry when you're hungry. better? [ male announcer ] you're
of the folks at the pizza party right afterwards. barack obama is it 34? >> 37. barack obama 36. so whatever it is, it is really coming up quick and obviously nevada is going to be critical to this election. >> john: the president doesn't know how many days until the election. he doesn't care how many -- you think he really didn't know how many days until the election? >> i mean -- first of all these outrageous countdowns to a certain day drive me nuts but we're not that far out. >> john: it's not that far out. he should know. i would think he knows. >> john: i think he's aware of it. that's how cool and off the cuff he is. mitt romney, of course, not to be outdone he is giving a foreign policy speech next week after the debate. the two candidates are not campaign today. they're both taking time off for today only to work on their debate prep. of course, mitt romney is rehearsing with rob portman of ohio standing in for barack obama because really when you think about black neoprogressive democrat, who do you want
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changed. herman cain said if he won the nomination, he would have a "substantial lead over president obama." in that world, obama would have bigger issues to focus on, what with all the flying pigs and mothersmen of the apocalypse flying about. i'm done talking now. >> thank you brett. all right everybody someone's always in our war room, so you should check us out on line at, check out our web extras to find stuff that we don't talk about on the show but you love to see. tomorrow is voter registration day across the nation. everybody who's watching this program needs to grab a family member, friend or stranger off the street who is not registered to vote and get them to register. it's a huge issue. we're going to be all over it. we checked out a wilco concert over the weekend. we're going to bring that you and much more. i hope you all have a tremendous night and we will see you tomorrow.
president obama's new healthcare system or lose it? coming up right ahead. es have been preparing for this moment for years. but all of that practice may not matter if the candidates lose control of their emotions and their messages. current tv correspondent david shuster joins me with news on the preparation front from both campaigns. david, thanks for coming back later in the show. >> of course. >> eliot: what do you hear from the campaigns? what are they bracing for? are they ready for the zingers? are they saying hold your own and play defense? >> they both recognize both candidates, they know the issues. there is a lot of content. they're versatile in talking about the content. the thing that both campaigns are worried about and we were just talking about this a second ago. on television, 70% of the impact on the people out there watching is right here. it has nothing to do with what you say even how you say it. there are fears in the obama campaign that because of the personal disdain that he has for mitt r
possible because of what obama did. to pull back on all of that stuff. >> jennifer: right. >> and he wanted to appoint elizabeth warren who is -- when it comes to fighting for citizens. there is a lot to be said. >> jennifer: you put on your democratic hat. how would you say that he should answer that question? >> i'm so proud of what we've done. most people remember when the crisis happened, a lot of people were stock up on guns. we've done a great job of getting the market back. higher than it has been in four years. the economy is recovering, put more money in people's pocketbooks. >> jennifer: that's right. he's gotta double down. governor romney. democrats say that your entitlement reform ideas will further punish the most needy who are already suffering because of the republicans economic policies. how do you respond governor romney? governor romney, how do you respond? >> as we expected, the democrats have entirely demagogued the issue of entitlement reform. the fact is that we made the tough
, your name goes into a drawing for a signed -- >> oh, cool. you gotta do that. >> all right. >> jennifer: head count is nonpartisan but it is no secret that young voters end to skew to the left. back in 2008, candidate obama carried 66% of the youth vote. he was as some described it, a rock star. but he's since slipped 10 points in the youth demo. jeff tweedy knows a thing or two about rock stars and the out-sized expectations that fans place on them. >> i think everybody participated in a certain amount of magical thinking four years ago. i think there is a political reality and just a reality to the fact that you can't snap your fingers and have everything be fixed overnight. but i kind of thing -- i'm not saying this as an advocacy for president obama i just kind of see a romney victory as being a few steps back from that. and just a typical pendulum swing, it doesn't really accomplish anything. i would love to see that end. >> jennifer: so far head count is registered more than 50,000 people and actually hop
of the prefixes to the verious states. >> right i was born in 1961 the same here as president obama. >> what in the world you are saying? you are saying in the 60s people didn't have birth certificates? >> no, they weren't assigned social security numbers according -- >> stephanie: no, i know you are not gay, just hear me out for a minute -- because this will be great publicity for both of us. next sunday i just spraining for really big tickets to the president's fund raiser. will you go with me? >> will i have some security there? because some people really hate me there. >> she might need a little security. yeah, i am going to go with you -- >> stephanie: i'm just kidding don't get excited -- [ laughter ] >> oh, come on. you can't do that stephanie. >> why not? >> stephanie: okay. we need to take a break, and we'll discuss what we are going to wear and all of that. come on, would i get some publicity or what? >> you would get a lot of publicity for that. >> i picture you two making out. >> that would be publicity. >> stephanie: hot. >> hot! >> hey, a freak show! >> announ
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